21 Aug 2012

Diplomat's car blown up

6:00 am on 21 August 2012

A car belonging to an Egyptian diplomat was blown up near his home in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Monday.

Security sources say a homemade device exploded underneath the vehicle of the Egyptian consulate first secretary, Abdelahim Rifai. No one was hurt.

Two people were killed in the capital, Tripoli, on Sunday in bombings blamed on supporters of the late Muammar Gaddafi.